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About Scott Remer

Scott Remer received a master's degree in political thought and intellectual history at the University of Cambridge, with a specialization in the political philosophy of the Frankfurt School. He graduated from Yale University summa cum laude in Ethics, Politics, & Economics and wrote his thesis on Occupy Wall Street and the history of American social movements. He blogs at soulofsocialism.wordpress.com.
Latest Posts | By Scott Remer
Two Versions of Politics: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
3 weeks ago

Two Versions of Politics: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

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My first experience of homophobia was in Denmark. I’d visited a bar and met someone. He and I were walking the mostly deserted streets of Copenhagen’s gay neighborhood late at …
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To Laugh at Gilded Butterflies
1 year ago

To Laugh at Gilded Butterflies

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The veiled plutocracy of the Obama administration has given way to the open corruption, scientific illiteracy, and kakistocracy of the Trump regime. Trump’s neo-fascist followers, in keeping with the time-honored …
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American History in the Age of Trump

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The French philosopher Simone Weil once wrote a bit cryptically that “[w]ithout history there can be no sense of patriotism. We have only to look at the United States to …
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